December 2013


Creating a Smooth Path to Retirement

This transition can be fraught with peril if undertaken with little thought. Here’s how to do it right.

How to Stage Your Second Act

These physicians’ stories prove that you can still lead a purposeful, fulfilling life post-retirement.


Review News

Editor's Page

Technology Update

Refractive Surgery and EMRs: Missing Links

How a surgeon overcame the challenge of a lack of connectivity between his devices and his medical records system.

Letters to the Editor

Medicare Q & A

Understanding NCCI Edits and Bundles

For proper reimbursement, it’s necessary to know which codes cannot be submitted together and how to use modifer -59.

Retinal Insider

CATT: Some Questions Answered, Some Remain

Clinicians face a complex algorithm when choosing an optimal anti-VEGF regimen. Here is what several recent studies found.

Glaucoma Management

Macular Damage: The Diagnostic Missing Link

Clinicians seldom look for early damage in the macula, but recent work indicates that such damage can indeed be there.

Pediatric Patient

Rethinking Conventional Wisdom on Amblyopia

A series of studies has changed the way we treat amblyopia and offered new hope for young patients with the condition.

Therapeutic Topics

Cool Opportunities to Modulate Nociception

A breakdown of the corneal nerves, how they’re stimulated and how dry eye, trauma and contact lenses affect them.

Refractive Surgery

Malpractice: How to Stay Out of Court

There are steps you can take before and after surgery to minimize your risk of an unhappy patient who decides to sue.

Product News

Research Review

Wills Eye Resident Case Series

December 2013 Wills Eye Resident Case Series

Decreased vision follows a recent history of sinusitis, fever, headache and other symptoms in a healthy, young patient.